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2017 House Bill 4745: Increase candidate filing fees
Introduced by Rep. Steve Marino (R) on June 13, 2017
To increase the filing fee required to be placed on the ballot as a candidate for state representative or senator, from $100 to $400, and make this non-refundable. A candidate may avoid this by collecting a sufficient number of registered voter signatures on a filing petition.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on June 13, 2017
Reported in the House on May 15, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 97 to 10 in the House on May 30, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To make the $100 filing fee required to be placed on the ballot as a candidate for state representative or senator non-refundable. A candidate may avoid this by collecting a sufficient number of registered voter signatures on a filing petition.
Received in the Senate on June 5, 2018
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on June 5, 2018

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